Staff View
George H. Wanton receives the Congressional Medal of Honor in Paterson, New Jersey

Descriptive

TitleInfo
Title
George H. Wanton receives the Congressional Medal of Honor in Paterson, New Jersey
Name (type = personal)
NamePart (type = family)
Wanton
NamePart (type = given)
George H.
NamePart (type = date)
1866-1940
Role
RoleTerm (authority = marcrelator); (type = text)
Depicted
TypeOfResource
StillImage
Genre (authority = AAT)
photographs
OriginInfo
DateCreated (encoding = w3cdtf); (keyDate = yes); (qualifier = approximate)
1922
PhysicalDescription
Form (authority = RULIB)
InternetMediaType
application/pdf
InternetMediaType
image/jpeg
Abstract
George H. Wanton was one of the first African Americans to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. After the Spanish-American War was declared, he joined the U.S. Calvary. He was dispatched to Cuba, which was invaded by a force of 15,000. Wanton with two soldiers volunteered to free a group of 16 of his comrades. He was discharged as a master sergeant. At the time of his enlistment, he was a coachman residing at 137 16th Avenue. He was buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery
Subject (authority = LCSH)
Topic
African Americans
Subject (authority = LCSH)
Topic
War
Subject (authority = LCSH)
Topic
Parades
Subject (authority = NJCCS)
Temporal
The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Subject
HierarchicalGeographic
Country
UNITED STATES
State
New Jersey
County
Passaic County
City
Paterson (N.J.)
RelatedItem (type = host)
TitleInfo
Title
Welcome to the Neighborhood: The Paterson Immigration Experience from 1860 to 1960
Identifier (type = local)
WNPatersonImmExp
Identifier (type = hdl)
http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.3/WNPatersonImmExp.Photograph.12549
Identifier (type = doi)
doi:10.7282/T35B033P
Location
PhysicalLocation (authority = marcorg); (displayLabel = Paterson Museum)
NjPatM
Back to the top

Rights

RightsDeclaration (AUTHORITY = rightsstatements.org); (ID = https://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/); (TYPE = NO COPYRIGHT - UNITED STATES)
The organization that has made the Item available believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries.Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information.
Back to the top

Technical

Format (TYPE = mime); (VERSION = )
application/x-tar
FileSize (UNIT = bytes)
140116480
Checksum (METHOD = SHA1)
55fb49f679b0b33b94bd7c5b28a40f400a0e6e95
ContentModel
Photograph
PreservationLevel
High
CompressionScheme
LZW
ColorSpace
RGB
CreatingApplication (DATECREATED = ); (VERSION = CS)
Adobe Photoshop
OperatingSystem (VERSION = 10.2)
Mac OSx
Sampling
SamplingSize
600
SamplingUnit
inch
BitsPerSample
16-bit
Storage
Medium
Hard Disk
ContentLocation (TYPE = local)
Paterson Museum
Format (TYPE = encoding); (VERSION = 1.1)
TIFF
Back to the top
Version 8.5.3
Rutgers University Libraries - Copyright ©2024